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Socialism | Wikipedia audio article

Socialism | Wikipedia audio article

Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and workers’ self-management of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them. There are many varieties of socialism and there is no single definition encapsulating all of them, though social rather than individual ownership is the common element shared by its various forms. “Social ownership” may refer to several different forms: State ownership, where the government owns all means of…

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Anti-fascism | Wikipedia audio article

Anti-fascism | Wikipedia audio article

Anti-fascism is opposition to fascist ideologies, groups and individuals. The anti-fascist movement began in a few European countries in the 1920s, and eventually spread to other countries around the world. It was at its most significant shortly before and during World War II, where the fascist Axis powers were opposed by many countries forming the Allies of World War II and dozens of resistance movements worldwide. Anti-fascism has been an element of movements holding many different political positions, including social…

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Territorial nationalism | Wikipedia audio article

Territorial nationalism | Wikipedia audio article

Territorial nationalism describes a form of nationalism based on the belief that all inhabitants of a particular territory should share a common national identity, regardless of their ethnic, linguistic, religious, cultural and other differences. Depending on the political or administrative status of a particular territory, territorial nationalism can be manifested on two basic levels, as territorial nationalism of distinctive sovereign states, or territorial nationalism of distinctive sub-sovereign regions (regional nationalism).Within sovereign nation states, territorial nationalism is manifested as a belief…

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Socialist | Wikipedia audio article

Socialist | Wikipedia audio article

Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership of the means of production and workers’ self-management, as well as the political theories and movements associated with them. Social ownership can be public, collective or cooperative ownership, or citizen ownership of equity. There are many varieties of socialism and there is no single definition encapsulating all of them, with social ownership being the common element shared by its various forms.Socialist systems are divided into non-market and…

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Left-wing nationalism | Wikipedia audio article

Left-wing nationalism | Wikipedia audio article

Left-wing nationalism, leftist nationalism, socialist nationalism, or social nationalism (abbreviation for socialist/social democratic nationalism) describes a form of nationalism based upon social equality (not necessary political equality), popular sovereignty and national self-determination. Left-wing nationalism typically espouses anti-imperialism. It stands in contrast to right-wing nationalism, and often rejects ethno-nationalism to this same end, although some forms of left-wing nationalism have included a platform of racialism, favoring a homogeneous society, a rejection of minorities, and opposition to immigration.Notable left-wing nationalist movements in…

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Anti-communism | Wikipedia audio article

Anti-communism | Wikipedia audio article

Anti-communism is opposition to communism. Organized anti-communism developed after the 1917 October Revolution in the Russia and it reached global dimensions during the Cold War, when the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in an intense rivalry. Anti-communism has been an element of movements holding many different political positions, including nationalist, social democratic, liberal, conservative, fascist, capitalist, anarchist and even socialist viewpoints. The first organization specifically dedicated to opposing communism was the Russian White movement, which fought in the…

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